The Recreation Advisory Committee (RAC) was established under Resolution 2004-05-13 A by the Groveland City Council to review the current and future recreational needs of the City. The committee is comprised of seven full voting members and two alternate members, with one member being a representative of Lake County Schools or a board member or recognized representative from a youth organization operating within Groveland City limits.
The Recreation Advisory Committee is advisory to the City Council and to the City Manager and his staff. Their primary duties include:
To serve in an advisory capacity to the Council and City Manager on matters pertaining to public recreation, parklands, and related facilities
To serve in an advisory capacity to the Council and City Manager on matters pertaining to art, literature, music, theatre, and other related activities
To serve in an advisory capacity to the Council and City staff with respect to the establishment of user/rental fee schedules for parks, sports fields, and public facilities
To recommend solutions to scheduling and use conflicts of City recreational facilities
To establish rules and regulations for use and improvement of public parklands, recreation areas, squares, and grounds, including playgrounds, concessions and recreational and related facilities and programs installed and maintained therein
To serve in an advisory capacity to the Council and city staff with respect to policies for the acquisition, development and improvement of parklands and recreational areas
To recommend to the Council a comprehensive recreation and parkland use program based on the needs and interest of the community to assure and stimulate public interest, and to solicit to the fullest extent the cooperation of schools, local youth and public and private agencies
To give input on park and recreation grant requests and assist City Council and City Staff with lobbying granting agencies or organizations for funding
The committee may initiate such efforts and investigations as it deems appropriate in order to properly inform itself and to provide the greatest degree of assistance to the City Council, the City Manager and his staff and the public.